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June 15 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
SATURDAY JUNE 15, 2019: MAITLAND TRAIL (km 49.2 to 35.6).
Please Read before participating.
Meetup Location: Giant Tiger Parking Lot NW corner
Time: 8:45 am
Distance: 13.6 km.
Pace: Medium to Fast.
Duration: 6-7 hours (2.5 hrs travel, including car shuffles, hike 3 hrs, break 30 mins).
Details: Meet at 8:45 AM at Giant Tiger parking lot to carpool to the starting point, departing at 9am sharp. Return by 4pm (later if you opt for lunch out at end). If you plan to meet at the starting point, please email the leader for exact parking details. We will hike along the Maitland River, through meadows, forests (of cedar, hemlock, and pine), crossing the GART at one point, with steep up and downs from the river level to ridge tops. We will be on roads for 5 km. (Map 5, 6, & 7 of the Maitland trail guide.) 2 outhouses on the trail. Bring water, snack or lunch, insect repellent & sunscreen. Wear sturdy hiking shoes. Dress appropriately for the weather. Long pants and long-sleeved shirts recommended to prevent tick access. OPTIONAL: late lunch at the Beach Street Station restaurant, in Goderich (gorgeous view of the lake).
For further information or to join the hike, please contact Hike Leader: Tracy email@example.com